Source, APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The Ethiopian government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP on Tuesday in Addis Ababa signed a $329 million support agreement for various development works in Ethiopia.
According to the agreement, the money will be used to undertake various development activities throughout Ethiopia in the next two years through the various UN agencies that are operating in the country.
Health, education, water supply, food security, and agriculture, among others, which will be given priority in the agreement.
Good governance and capacity building as well as sanitation works will also be carried out nationally as part of the programme in the next two years.
The agreement was signed by the Ethiopian Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ahmed Shide and UNDP Ethiopia representative Samuel Nyambi.
UNDP is one of Ethiopia’s top development partners, which is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in various development works in the country annually.